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SEMIOTICS OF BRAND BUILDING

Smoke signifies fire.  Thus the saying “where there’s smoke, there’s fire.”  Similarly, facial micro expressions often manifest unseen emotions.  Even words (or letters) which are only sounds carry meaning to communicate and also persuade.  841 more words

Insights

A juicy footnote on a pair of categories more fundamental than Aristotle's

The reader should advert here to the entirely experiential claim Poinsot is making for his affirmation of relation as among the furnishings of the physical world. 511 more words

Philosophy

The Displaced Logos in "Their Eyes Were Watching God"

Contra Diction?

Zora Neale Hurston’s Their Eyes Were Watching God[1] is, like many other texts of literary modernity, opposed to the abuse of others by language, either by individuals or institutions of power. 1,921 more words

Apologetics

The Inhuman Speech of a Barn

White barn. Black shingled roof. Morning light. Dust gathers on the lower clapboards. The soil is dry, dusty. Wind eddies the dust, whisking it up against the barn. 556 more words

Some Interesting Reads

I’m currently working on my thesis paper for my Lit degree, so that means I’ve been swimming in journal articles and books. I’ll be writing on the novel as semiosphere, a subject I’ve touched in two of prior papers ( 269 more words

Postmodernism